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Painting of woman and birds
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and the Pacific community to a reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 to celebrate the opening of The Collective by Robyn Johnsen. Meet the artist and view the new exhibit at the reception.
Nā Haumāna o Hawai'i (NHOH) will be holding a hula workshop on Friday, Oct. 22 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Cascade Lawn. 
Athletic Giving Days is Oct. 19-20, 2021
Pacific University’s second annual Athletic Giving Days starts today!
A climber scales a wall at an indoor climbing gym
As students reach the midway point in the semester and begin to feel some of that post-summer drag, Outdoor Pursuits is ready to make weekends and evenings in the outdoors memorable! Join OP staff for a variety of day trips and adventures, and relish the opportunity to be outside with new friends! 
Effective Oct. 1, Dr. Kevin Chui has transitioned from his position as the director of the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Dr. Rebecca “Becca” Reisch PT, DPT, PhD, will serve as interim program director while a national search is underway.
Michael Millard
Michael Millard, professor emeritus at Pacific University, is the 2021 Oregon State Pharmacy Association (OSPA) Pharmacist of the Year. 
It's fall about good times and great adventures with Outdoor Pursuits! In addition to awesome trips such as the Hiking Day Trip, Indoor Rock Climbing, and Whitewater Rafting Day trip, Outdoor Pursuits is seeking well-rounded, independent individuals to fill the positions of Voyage Coordinator (two spaces available). Come join these October events as either a participant or a staff member!
Ashley Martin
Ashley Martin '20, MBA '21 cruised directly from her Pacific University undergraduate degree in economics into the university's MBA program. The experience has taught her much about the world of work, professional networks, and friendships.
Parking lot closure on Saturday, Oct. 9th for Pacific vs. University of Puget Sound  
Tim Tran in front of a house
Tim and Cathy Tran struggled to survive after the fall of South Vietnam but overcame challenges to reach America, where they flourished.